Jade Foster

LOVE the poet: Haven't you heard?

The Griot & Warrior When Michelle Antoinette Nelson aka “LOVE the poet” spoke into the microphone—amidst a dense living room full of women gathered on the 3rd floor of a friend’s Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn apartment for The Revival—she owned that room. I knew I had to interview her. At 29, Nelson, who goes by the moniker LOVE… read more

Queer Poets embark on Salon-Inspired Spoken Word Concert Series

This weekend three poets, LOVE the poet, Venus Thrash, and J. Pope kick off their week-long tour “The Revival” — a spoken word concert series that  brings together local poets, musicians, and performers for intimate salon-inspired gatherings. Instead of traditional commercial performance spaces (bookstores, cafes, theaters), “The Revival” hopes to offer a salon experience by hosting… read more